DA Says Zwakele Mncwango Schemed To Leave Party While Enjoying Its Lavish Perks, Mashaba Wants Him in ActionSA

DA Says Zwakele Mncwango Schemed To Leave Party While Enjoying Its Lavish Perks, Mashaba Wants Him in ActionSA

  • The Democratic Alliance (DA) claim that Zwakele Mncwando left the DA to join Action SA after a month of planning
  • Mncwando says the DA is publicly bashing him about his resignation because they are attention seekers
  • Herman Mashaba is excited about the prospect of Mncwango joining ActionSA and is committed to bringing him on board

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Zwakele Mncwango confirms that he has quit as a member of the DA. Image: @ngqondongqondo
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DURBAN - Zwakele Mncwango resigned as a Democratic Alliance (DA) member three days after refuting claims that he was leaving the party when he resigned as the party's chip whip.

According to Sowetan Live, The former DA leader accused Hellen Zille, the federal chairperson was trying to silence him about the toxic culture in the party that pushed him to the breaking point of resigning.

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The DA believe that Mncwango has been planning on joining ActionSA for the last month and called on him to tell the public the truth about his true intentions.

They said that while he was plotting, the DA flew him to Uganda and Norway in the last month at a cost of R150 000, and if the party was so toxic, then he should not have accepted those perks, reported News 24.

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Mncwango hit back at the DA for publicising his resignation letter and said that the DA is hungry for attention. He said:

"I'm not in the caucus group anymore and wondering what was the intention to share my resignation letter within DA groups and even make it public through the media. I wasn't even going to share it publicly or make any statement. Seems like the DA enjoys the content."

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Action SA leader Herman Mashaba has welcomed the possibility of Mncwango becoming a member of ActionSA and having a role in shaping the party in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Mashaba said:

"Actionairs, a great opportunity has just been presented to us. I commit, with immediate effect, to engage Mr Zwakele Mncwango, to join ActionSA and play some role in KZN. I have engaged him in the past.Let's go for it. We have nothing to lose.

South Africans online were not surprised by Zwakele leaving the DA as they foretold it a few days ago. Here are some of their comments on the latest development:

@EaziWey asked:

"You never announced when you were joining DA now, we must listen to your ranting when leaving. Just disgruntled. When did u notice the toxic culture?"

@SengangaWa wrote:

"He wants to join ActionSA. He was in DA for how long? Let's not be fooled by people who leave the DA because they found new homes."

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@mondisekay1 added:

"Shame such a great leader. The DA has lost a great politician here, one of the few guys I’ve actually believed could make a great president. Shame on you DA."

@kimberleypipet shared:

"Who is creating the toxicity? Seems like big egos are on fire. Helen is not toxic. She is pragmatic."

Another DA MPL in KZN resigns months after Mbali Ntuli’s departure from political party

Briefly News recently reported that the Democratic Alliance (DA) member of the KwaZulu-Natal Legislature Zwakele Mncwango has handed over his resignation, which will take effect from Saturday, 15 October. He said he decided to resign after soul-searching and reflection.

Mncwango said he entered politics to serve citizens. However, he said he had to evaluate the contributions he could make in the future.

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Hilary Sekgota (Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content) Hilary Sekgota is the Head of Desk for Evening and Weekend content at Briefly News. She completed a BA in Communication Science from Unisa in 2018 and a Diploma in Journalism from Varsity College in 2010. She also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. Hilary joined the Briefly News team in 2022 and started her journalism career at Tshwane Sun. She has 12 years of experience covering current affairs and human interest topics. Email: hilary.sekgota@briefly.co.za

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